More stories about Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

  • Aquatech Move Provides Case Study

    In its 50th anniversary year, buying group Aquatech Corp.

  • ‘Lifeguards Gone Wild’ Video Gets 14 Fired

    At least a dozen California lifeguards are receiving more attention than they anticipated, and so is their employer, the city of El Monte, Calif.

  • Consumers Face Online Sales Tax in Key States

    As a taste of what’s to come for online consumers, California and Pennsylvania now are requiring that sales tax be charged on Internet purchases made by shoppers living in these states.

  • Major Pool Builder Enacts Expansion Plan

    A large California pool builder has set its sights on new markets.

  • The Saga of Meatball

    In California and Nevada, there are 25,000 to 35,000 wild black bears.

  • Touring Pools with Steve Sargent

    Rebecca Robledo, design/construction editor of Pool & Spa News, recently enjoyed a ride-along with Steve Sargent, president of Elite Custom Pools in Lake Forest, Calif. Steve builds some of the most high-end pools in Orange County.

  • Pros Voice Glass Tile Concerns

    As the popularity and sales of glass tile increase, a group of professionals have begun gathering to discuss problems associated with some of the products.

  • Major California Builder Closes Doors

    One of the largest pool building companies in the San Diego area abruptly closed its doors in early June.

  • California Avoids Service Tax

    The California pool industry’s biggest legislative threat in the past couple of years — the imposition of a service tax — seems to have been fended off for now.

  • Olympics: Six Olympians - Promoting Pools and Spas

    Olympic swimmers and divers have lent their names to myriad industry causes and companies over the years, whether it’s serving as a product spokesperson, attending trade shows or speaking with the press about the importance of pool and spa safety.